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2009-04-29 06:36:59

Obtaining permission to release a book in electronic form can be as lengthy a process as writing the story itself.

2006-03-07 07:44:09

Amazon.com came under fire from Britain's book publishing and retailing industries on Monday even as the debate raged over a perceived threat presented by Google Inc.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.